Savannah Preservation Festival


Mark your calendars for May 5th – June 3rd when Historic Savannah Foundation hosts the 6th annual Savannah Preservation Festival! The National Trust for Historic Preservation designates May as Preservation Month and HSF has embraced this occasion by celebrating four unique events through the weeklong festival. The Savannah Preservation Festival is an exciting look to both the past and future of preservation’s impact on our beautiful city. We hope you join us at one of the events!
Wine tour image 3Friday, May 5th: Wine Tasting and Home Tour
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6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Early check-in begins at 5:30 PM in Troup Square at East Charlton and Habersham Streets
Location: Sites along Jones Street

Tour some of Savannah’s finest private homes and sample select wines paired with gourmet appetizers during this self-guided walking tour down one of Savannah’s most beautiful streets.
Ticket Price: $50.00
Online ticket sales are now closed! Please call 912.233.7787 for ticket availability.

Lecture ImageSunday, May 7th: Louise Lauretti Lecture Series

6:00 PM
Location: River Street Inn, 124 East Bay Street, in the Button Gwinnett Conference Room

The Louise Lauretti Lecture Series focuses on leading women in historic preservation throughout the country and, particularly, Savannah. Join us for this informative event.
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

Awards ImageFriday, May 12th: Preservation Awards Luncheon
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11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Savannah Golf Club, 1661 East Presidents Street

Each year, HSF celebrates the best of preservation by presenting awards to individuals and organizations whose contributions demonstrate excellence in preservation in Savannah and Chatham County. HSF invites you to join us as we announce the winners at this special event.
Ticket Price: $50.00
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Block Party 6Saturday, June 3rd: The Block Party:
Guerry Lumber Yard
Sponsored by
Sponsor Guerry

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: 123 West 44th Street

What better place to see the bare bones of preservation than a lumber yard! Join us as we celebrate Guerry Lumber’s 90th anniversary through demonstrations and workshops highlighting the art of preservation. This festive and family friendly event will consist of:
  •   Live Music
  •   Food & Drink
  •   Educational Exhibits
  •   Student Exhibits
  •   Craftsmen Exhibits
  •   Bike Valet
  •   Early 19th Century dancing demonstration by the Davenport House Museum Dancers
  •   Storyteller J’miah Nabawi presents WOOD Makes Music!™
Free and open to the public.


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Grand Patrons
Barbara and Charlie Cortese
Rhonda and Dow Hoffman
LeeAnn and Jeff Kole
Meb and Hurley Ryan


JDR Construction & Design
Mrs. John O’Paull

If you are interested in becoming a festival sponsor or patron please contact Meghan Lowe, Development Director, at or 912.233.7787.